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ERIC Number: EJ653134
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0044-118X
Moral Panic over Youth Violence: Wilding and the Manufacture of Menace in the Media.
Welch, Michael; Price, Eric A.; Yankey, Nana
Youth & Society, v34 n1 p3-30 Sep 2002
Describes moral panic over wilding (sexual violence committed by a group of urban teens), examining elements of race, class, and fear of crime, especially as manifested in the media. Suggests that wilding is a distinctive form of moral panic that symbolizes a threat to society at large and to a political economy that reproduces racial and social disparities. (Contains references.) (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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